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Life Coaching Christmas


This morning is our women's life coaching meeting, and in December we usually have the meeting at my  home instead of the church.  The ladies are coming this morning and we will share a brunch and then have our meeting. 

 I decided to make my sweet rolls for today, among other things that we'll be having.  They are a family favorite and we always have them Thanksgiving and Christmas mornings as well as when we go away on vacation, if we do a vacation rental and I'm cooking, we have them each morning.  I realize it's not the healthiest thing in the world but it's only on "special occasions" that we have them.   I have served these for friends as well and people are always asking me to make them for something for church but they  have to be eaten right away once they come out of the oven and it's kind of hard to take them to church for an event.  Thus I decided to make them since the life coachers are coming over today.

The best thing that's going to go on this morning is great conversation!  I always look forward to this time of the month to pour into "my ladies" as I call them, and seeing them move forward is one of the most amazing things in the world to me.

  This will be our fourth year of life coaching, and it's getting better all the time.  People have done everything from changed careers (for the better), gone back to school, gottten out of toxic relationships, made new friends, cultivated spiritual disciplines (prayer, fasting,  worship, time in Word, etc.) discovered and developed their gifts,  learned how to pray, learned how to powerfully and properly [in order] move in the gifts of the spirit, gone to the next level in serving, gotten "unstuck", received wisdom and direction regarding their marriage/family where applicable, learned to forgive, let go, and thrive and not just survive...and so much more!!!  Can't wait to see what God has in store for us this year.  If you are a Northside/Celebration woman and desire to be part of this year's group, e-mail me asap.   Requirements?
 
  • Must be 18 and graduated from high school.
  • One Saturday a month group meeting (can't miss more than 2 per year)
  • Homework each month by e-mail as assigned by coach [me]
  • Private password protected journal [honor system/between you & God]
  • Daily time in Word/Prayer.
  • Attend Sunday/Wednesday Northside/Celebration services unless you are sick or on vacation.
  • Be ready to work on yourself and open up to hear what you NEED to hear, not just what you WANT to hear.  (A coach or mentor is not a pal or buddy, they are there to motivate and lead you to another level.)  This group is a wonderful support, however please don't sign up if you are simply looking for support -- you have to be ready for CHANGE.            
  • Total confidentiality of all that is shared at group.  [No second chances on this.  We take it very seriously.  People in the group do not share about others or gossip, but they do share about themselves.  We take that trust very seriously as group members sometimes choose to reveal things that are very personal in desiring accountability from the group.  What is said in life coaching stays in life coaching.]
  • In addition to the monthly meetings, we also go on a retreat together each year for several days for an extended time of ministry/fellowship.
This year's group is being finalized at this time so if you have interest after reading the criteria, contact me for more info.    

Comments

Unknown said…
The more I know you and the more amazing things I learn about you and your church, the more I want to hang out with you. This group sounds amazing and it would be an honor to be part of it. Thanks also for the gift of life coaching you gave to me on Thursday; it means the world to me. xxxooo
K - the more I know you the more I love you! :) I'm honored to work for/with you and be your friend too. I wish 3,000 miles didn't separate us and that we could just hang out in person, and you could be part of our group. It would be a delight to have you. I have to be content as it is now with several hour phone conversations. :) LOL You are still answering the phone and not screening me out with your caller ID so I guess I'm still alright. :)
LourdesM said…
Wow Life Coaching was amazing. PD your sweet rolls were AWESOME and DELICIOUS. Thank you for sharing them with us. Our conversation today was a look back at what we have accomplished this year. For me it was totally amazing. Taking the steps to be unstuck in my photography has been a huge blessing. I can't waith to see what God has in store for us as a group but also in my life. Kathryn it would be a thrill to welcome you to our group with open arm and a huge hug. I look forward to that day.
Toots said…
Life Coaching was amazing today!!! I can not believe how much we have all grown and changed (of course for the better not that we weren't awesome before...lol). I look forward to another amazing year with all of you and Katherine I think it would great for you to become part of our group. I can't wait to meet you, any friend of Pastor Deanna is automatically a friend or mine :)
Love ya PD and thank you for loving us...no matter what!!!
Michele said…
Life Coaching is a great to be apart of and Looking at where each of us has grown and realizing we have more to grow is always a great part of our journey in our relationship with each other and our relationship with Christ-
Kathyrn- maybe we could do a conference call on our Saturday meetings- this way you could be a part of the group- I think you would be a great addition-
Candy said…
Life coaching is definitely one of my highlights for the month!!! It is inspiring to see women come into there own in Christ and find there calling in life. Most of all to witness first hand the breaking of all the things which once held us back from finding complete joy in life. Katherine you have got to come and visit!!! I have heard such great things about you, it's kind of like your part of us already. Maybe you can even do a weekend conference for us. Plus a girls day/night out. I think after a visit you would want to move. LOL

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